Border Studies

Museum Exhibit or ProgramBorder Studies features images by eight gifted photographers and maps showing historical relocations of the border, highlighting the vitality of places, people, and patterns of culture along the Texas-Mexico border. Panel topics include:
  • Historic locations of the border
  • Rio Grande at El Paso/Juarez
  • Rio Grande in the Big Bend
  • International ferry at Los Ebanos
  • Border patrol at work
  • Farm work
  • Kitchens
  • Beauty pageant
  • Teenage girls at a dance
  • Grade school graduation dance
  • Fruit-packing
  • Sugar cane
  • Teenage parents
  • Orphans
Border Studies is an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, created with support from the Texas Commission on the Arts. 
Start Date/Time:2012-04-30 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2017-04-24 00:00:00
Source:Humanities Texas
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(A), 7.7(F)
Topics:Texas Since World War II

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